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Which Seamaster to keep? Black Dial or Waffle?

  1. Privateday7

    Privateday7 quotes Miss Universe Sep 22, 2013

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    Due to focusing my collection theme, I plan to sell some of my Seamasters. The ordinary vintages, Cosmic 2000s and few moderns are already in the line.
    However I still want to keep one vintage Seamaster theme: either waffle dial or black dial (unfortunately I don't have the black waffles....no dilemma).

    Let me know what do you think:

    Trio SM black dial (1024x557).jpg

    Or

    Trio SM waffle (1024x475).jpg

    Thanks....
     
  2. SpikiSpikester

    SpikiSpikester @ ΩF Staff Member Sep 22, 2013

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    If black dials are less common, then I'd keep one of those.
     
  3. Sherbie

    Sherbie Sep 22, 2013

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    I,d keep one gold black dial ( photo 1, right hand watch) and one white dial SS ( bottom photo rh watch).

    Hopefully one of the above will be a bumper, and one a full rotor. Hopefully the gold one will be 18k

    tough decision though, like selling some of the kids!
     
  4. ulackfocus

    ulackfocus Sep 22, 2013

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    I'd keep the model on the left of each photo - the black cross hair full rotor and the white waffle bumper. Nicer variety with the dial & marker differences.
     
  5. LouS

    LouS Mrs Nataf's Other Son Staff Member Sep 22, 2013

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    Not sure I understand the choice

    Do you mean you will keep one flight of three seamasters as a theme? If that's it, then keep the black ones.

    if you are asking for a choice of one from each series, then this:
    If just one of the six, then the black dial with the crosshair.
     
  6. Dablitzer

    Dablitzer Sep 22, 2013

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    If the centre black dial Seamaster has a large hippocampus, I would keep that one (plus it has white gold markers) I would definately keep the cross-hair Black dial as it's a lovely and uncommon combination, and has all the desirable attributes. And I would probably keep the first Seamaster with the diamond markers, as that is unusual too.

    If you stick to a theme, keep the black dials.

    If you're selling them on here, why did I say anything at all!? :p
     
  7. Hijak

    Hijak Sep 22, 2013

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    Looks like a hard choice ahead!:eek: Really nice collection of Seamasters.::love::
     
  8. MSNWatch

    MSNWatch Vintage Omega Aficionado Staff Member Sep 22, 2013

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    I would sell all of them and get 1 nice bumper chronometre and perhaps 1 full rotor chronometre.
     
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  9. dsio

    dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Sep 22, 2013

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    I'd be inclined to do that as well, you've got some very nice Deluxe Constellations that are just too good not to wear instead of these.
     
  10. CanberraOmega

    CanberraOmega Rabbitohs and Whisky Supporter Sep 22, 2013

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    agree.
     
  11. Privateday7

    Privateday7 quotes Miss Universe Sep 22, 2013

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    Interesting out of the box option........:).
     
  12. Privateday7

    Privateday7 quotes Miss Universe Sep 22, 2013

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    Black is certainly less common in original condition.
     
  13. Privateday7

    Privateday7 quotes Miss Universe Sep 22, 2013

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    Yes.... it is tough decision....but I believe I need to do this.
    There are 3 bumpers. The black dialed gold case is gold plated/ gold filled.
     
  14. Privateday7

    Privateday7 quotes Miss Universe Sep 22, 2013

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    Ha....they are my favorites, too
     
  15. Privateday7

    Privateday7 quotes Miss Universe Sep 22, 2013

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    At first I thought I will keep one flight of 3 Seamasters....and continue to add with similar theme.
    But I might have to reconsider it based on good inputs in here.
     
  16. Privateday7

    Privateday7 quotes Miss Universe Sep 22, 2013

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    The centre black dial indeed has big hippocampus. You helped me acquired it from a UK auction last year...;)
     
  17. Gavin

    Gavin It's the quiet ones you have to 'watch' out for. Sep 22, 2013

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    I will sell them all and wait for an early speedmaster.
     
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  18. CdnWatchDoc

    CdnWatchDoc Sep 22, 2013

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    What a tough choice! I vote to keep the black crosshair dial, as they are hard to find (especially in good condition like yours). After that, I don't think I can tell you which to keep:unsure: ; just be sure to offer them here first to your buddies!;)
     
  19. Omega78

    Omega78 Sep 22, 2013

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    If you plan to sell the left one... you know who you should contact ;)
     
  20. NT931

    NT931 Sep 22, 2013

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    If the black-dial one in the middle is 35mm or larger, you could always sell it to me ;)